Who Can Apply: In order to be considered for this application, the applicant must…
- be enrolled in an accredited college or university, pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree;
- be in good academic standing and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 (or 4.0/5.0) scale, or higher.
Submission: Submit a brief essay (500-750 words) or other, shorter written expression (e.g., lyrics or poem) addressing the following topic: “Bridging the divide in America, toward a return to mutual tolerance, acceptance and, eventually, collaborative alliance.” I’m looking for original, creative, written expression that speaks to this topic in any way. Examples include the description of an academic or out-in-the world project that you have completed, are actively engaged in, or plan on pursuing; a proposal for a longer essay; an op-ed piece for submission to a news site or journal; your own poem or song lyrics, and so on.
Deadline: December 15, 2019